SOURCE: Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics

August 16, 2011 05:00 ET

Allied Electronics Wins in 2011 American Inhouse Design Awards

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2011) - Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized in Graphic Design USA magazine's 2011 American Inhouse Design Awards for the fifth year in a row. The awards program, sponsored by the Creative Group, is the original and premier showcase for outstanding work by in-house designers, and it seeks to recognize in-house designers for their talent and significant contributions to their businesses.

Allied Electronics was recognized for designs in three categories:

  • Brochures + Collateral for the Allied Corporate Brochure
  • Identity Design for the Allied Corporate Folder and Business Card
  • Sales Promotion + Sales Kits for the 2010 Allied Sales Meeting All-Star Promotional Materials

The winning entries were created by Allied Electronics' in-house designers, Gilbert Torres and Jared Gaff. With more than 4,500 entries in 2011, only a select 15 percent of all entries were chosen as winners.

"I'm proud of our in-house design team and quite pleased that our peers recognize their outstanding work," says Elisa Weber, Director of Marketing at Allied. "This confirms what many of us at Allied already know -- our marketing graphic designs help strengthen our communications to our audiences and are ultimately a fundamental contribution to the company's bottom line."

Allied Electronics was presented an Awards Certificate of Excellence for each category, and the winning designs are featured in the July/August 2011 issue of Graphic Design USA and online at

About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), is a distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer (m/f/v/d) committed to diversity, Allied employs more than 750 people in its Fort Worth corporate office and 50-plus sales offices across the United States and Canada. Due to increased sales and various open positions, Allied is recruiting high-energy professionals and individuals with distribution backgrounds who enjoy working hard and being a part of a successful team.

About Graphic Design USA
Since 1963, Graphic Design USA has been the news magazine for graphic designers and other creative professionals. The American Inhouse Design Awards provides a unique opportunity for in-house design, marketing and communications departments to be recognized for their talent, for the challenges they face, and for their value to businesses and institutions.

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